2015 Evening of Tiki Returns to The Spare Room

  Calling all tiki nerds! The popular tiki series, An Evening of Tiki, returns to the Spare Room beginning this Wednesday May 13th with Brian Miller. New Beverage Director Yael Vengroff has taken… Continue reading

Where to Drink for Negroni Week in Orange County

  This year, Negroni Week is June 1-7. Imbibe and Campari have teamed up with bars and restaurants around the world for this one week with proceeds from Negroni sales going to each… Continue reading

DTLA: “Rice Bowls” for Lunch at Orsa and Winston

  Orsa and Winston has started serving lunch in Downtown Los Angeles. I heard when I was in Florida on vacation and couldn’t wait to get back home. It was the perfect excuse… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking out Pez Cantina

  I’m always on the hunt for dinner options before shows at the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Pez Cantina opened late last year and I’ve been meaning to check it out.… Continue reading

Tequila Ocho’s Viva Sangrita LA Regional Competition This Sunday, May 10 at El Carmen

  The Fourth Annual Viva Sangrita competition with Tequila Ocho returns to El Carmen this Sunday, May 10. The sangrita competition starts at 3 p.m. and features 7 talented LA bartenders. The winner… Continue reading

2015 William Grant and Sons May Mix-Off Returns to the Mixing Room at the JW Marriott, LA Live

William Grant and Son’s May Mix-Off cocktail competition returns to the Mixing Room at the JW Marriott at LA Live Wednesdays in May. Meet the competitors Wednesday, May 6. Then check them out each… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out (Almost) All the Drinks and Tacos at B.S. Taqueria

  B.S. Taqueria is now open in the old Mo-Chica space in Downtown Los Angeles. The taqueria opened by Chef Ray Garcia, formerly of Fig in Santa Monica, gives us a hint of… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Steak and Seafood at Mon Ami Gabi

  Mon Ami Gabi at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas is a staple on the Vegas Strip. Yet I’ve never been. A friend suggested it was a great place to grab a… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Getting Down with The Aria Buffet

What’s a trip to Las Vegas without a turn at the buffet? For this trip, we tried the Buffet at Aria. We opted for the boozy meal which for brunch meat Bloody Marys,… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Riding the High Roller

  The High Roller observation wheel at the Linq Hotel in Las Vegas has turned into a must do-activity. I highly recommend going in the evening or just about sunset to catch all the… Continue reading